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The Painted Ladies

Possibly the world's most recognizable row of houses, the Painted Ladies are a popular sight in S.F.

The famous Painted Ladies of San Francisco are a row of colorful Victorian houses located across from Alamo Square Park. Constructed in the 1890s, these are just a few of the many thousands built in San Francisco during its growth boom in the late 19th century.

A lot of these were destroyed in the earthquake of 1906, but thousands remain in the southern and western parts of San Francisco.

The 7 on Steiner Street are easily the most popular: They've featured on postcards, photos, and souveniers, but the main reason is the 70 or more ads, TV shows, and movies that have featured these distinctive homes.

Posted by Jack on 16 October, 2017

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